Music Saved Us and Other Music Docs

Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 3pm

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Music Saved Us

Short (6 min.) / Dir. & Prod. Frezale Smith / USA / Music

Encoded messages in spirituals led to calls for social justice expressed within jazz and R&B.

Special category: Mississippi, African-American Filmmaker


Great Big Yam Potatoes!

Doc (8 min.) / Dir. Dean Blackwell, Prod. Damien Blaylock & Allen Blackwell / Mississippi / Music

Recordings and photos from the 1939 WPA Southern Recording Expedition document the tradition of fiddling.

Special category: Mississippi


The Juke Joint Show: Becoming Bukka

Doc (14 min.) / Dir. Matt Wymer, Prod. Matt Wymer & Damon Burke / USA / Music

The stories and music of unsung musicians and the times and places that shaped their music.

Film trailer

Special category: Mississippi


Negro Terror

Doc, Music Video (54 min.) / Dir. & Prod. John Rash / USA / Music

Cinematic and musical portrait of the punk band Negro Terror's role within the vibrant and eclectic underground music community of Memphis, Tennessee.

Film website

Film trailer

Special category: Mississippi

Malco Grandview (Screen A)

221 Grandview Blvd.
Madison, MS 39110

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